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Close Encounters

David Tipling

Penguins' anthropomorphic qualities have contributed to their popularity, but it is the extreme conditions in which they live and the extraordinary behaviours that they have evolved that makes them so fascinating. This photographic celebration focuses on the penguins of the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic islands, studying the birds' feeding, courtship, breeding and survival behaviours and remote habitats, and also contains a 'fact file' profiling the 17 commonly recognized species, from the Emperors of the sea-ice to the lesser-known warm-weather penguins.

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  • Publisher: New Holland
  • Year: 2013
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 240x275mm
  • ISBN: 9781780092478
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1.1kg
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